Archive for July 3rd, 2009

Brunnhoelzl gets the Firecracker 150 win

Asheboro, NC — George Brunnhoelzl III avoided a spinning race leader L.W. Miller on lap 113 and took the lead for good on lap 119 en route to winning the Firecracker 150 Friday night at Caraway Speedway.

It was the second career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour win for the third-generation driver and first since last season at Lanier National Speedway.

“I was racing L.W. as hard as I could and we here using up our brakes to stay off of him,” said Brunnhoelzl after the race. “We have worked really hard get the No. 28 Oval Speed/Fibrwrap/PT Ford back to Victory Lane and I am glad we finally got back here. We had a really good car tonight.”

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Modified Trio Up For Hall

Allison, Byron, Evans among 25 on ballot

Charlotte, NC — Announced Thursday, 25 figures that have shaped the history of NASCAR racing have been nominated for the inaugural class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Among that select group are three competitors that earned fame in NASCAR’s Modified division.

During the 2008 season NASCAR celebrated 60 Years of Modified Champions. On Thursday, a trio of those championship competitors – Bobby Allison, Red Byron and Richie Evans – were among the 25 distinguished individuals on the ballot for induction in the first NASCAR Hall of Fame class in 2010.
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Pro All Stars A Big Part of Thompson’s Full Fender Frenzy

Thompson, CT — The NASCAR Camping World East Series will be the main attraction at Thompson’s PEPSI Full Fender Frenzy. However, The Pro All Stars Series (PASS) will play a major role when these two touring divisions invade the Thompson International Speedway for the annual PEPSI Full Fender Frenzy on Saturday, July 11th.

PASS, the ultra successful Super Late Model touring series, has, over the years, established a huge fan following at Thompson. This amazing Series will add their own brand of excitement with a 75-lap main event. PASS will join an impressive line up of racers including the headlining NASCAR Camping World East Series.
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LIVE: Fireworks for Southern Modifieds in return to Caraway

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour comes back from its spring break for the Firecracker 150 at Caraway Speedway.

Follow the links below to follow all the action from Asheboro, N.C., throughout Saturday.

To get updates throughout the day: LAP BY LAP

To get all the information on the Firecracker 150 in one place: RACE EVENT PAGE

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